Balanced Strength

It is both useful and fun to be able to balance.

Being able to crawl on a narrow surface is also a great movement to have in your movement repertoire.

When you master the basic “log crawl”, we can add some complexity. Like moving a stone. Forward:


For those of you familiar with the Original Strength terminology, let’s do a dynamic speed skater/bird dog drill while balancing on the log:

And then touching your hand or elbow to your knee. Crossing the midline:

Still using the speed skater/bird dog starting position, and then lifting a stone. As you’ll see in the video, this also challenges grip strength.

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Original Strength and Tim Anderson’s books: “Original Strength Reloaded”, “Original Strength Performance – The Next Level”, “The Becoming bulletproof Project”
Dan John